DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service, in association with AIMS, provides five in-region scholarships for a PhD programme in Mathematical Sciences. These scholarship are available to students wishing to commence a PhD programme at a South African University. Funds awarded by the scholarship must be used towards covering the costs of tuition fees, living expenses, medical insurance, books, stationery, research literature expenses, study permit and research.
African nationals from Sub Saharan countries (excluding South African nationals), and not older than 36 years of age on the date of nomination may apply. Women are particularly encouraged to submit an application.
Applications for 2016 will open mid September 2015. An application form for a DAAD scholarship for Postgraduate Studies must be completed. The application form and supporting documents listed below must be submitted to the address below either by hand, courier or post only. Please note that incomplete or emailed applications will not be processed.
Applications must reach AIMS by 27 November 2015. Applications will be pre-selected by AIMS before forwarding a short-list to DAAD in Bonn for final approval.